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Sandwiched between the retina and the eye’s vascular layer, the retinal pigment epithelium is critical to keeping the retina nourished and energized. RPE dysfunction is associated with severe vision problems, including macular degeneration. Jianhai Du, a researcher in the WVU School of Medicine, is studying the crucial biochemical processes that the RPE carries out. His findings may lead to new treatments for patients whose vision impairments are currently incurable.

WVU researcher explores link between intercellular communication and incurable blindness

Sandwiched between the retina and the eye’s vascular layer, the retinal pigment epithelium is just a single layer of cells, but it...
The West Virginia University Alumni Association Board of Directors has appointed Gregory Darby, Darren Feeley, Thomas Flaherty, James “Rocky” Gianola and Tracy Schoenadel to serve six-year terms on the board.

WVU Alumni Association Board of Directors welcomes new members

The West Virginia University Alumni Association Board of Directors has appointed Gregory Darby, Darren Feeley, Thomas Flaherty, James “Rocky” Gianola and Tracy...
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